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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • With personable style, new general takes over the National Guard

    With personable style, new general takes over the National Guard
    Somewhere over Afghanistan, an A-10 plunged toward the earth, a two-star general at the controls.
  • Air traffic controller averts disaster

    Air traffic controller averts disaster
    It was a little after 11 a.m. on Oct. 24, and Sarina Gumbert was seated in front of a scope, or radar screen, in the bunker-like air-traffic-control room near the Airside B garage at Orlando International Airport. She had just established contact with a...

    Southwest flight diverted to BWI for 'electrical smell' in cabin

    Southwest flight diverted to BWI for 'electrical smell' in cabin
    A Southwest Airlines flight from Atlanta to Boston was diverted to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Thursday morning after an "electrical smell" was detected in the cabin, the airline said. The captain of the plane, Flight 319, "declared an emergency"...

    Helicopter crash north of Iran's capital, Tehran, kills 3

    An Iranian news agency says a helicopter belonging to the country's air force has crashed north of Tehran, killing all three crew members on board. Thursday's report by the semi-official Fars news agency quotes a district governor, Ezzatollah...

    Pittsburgh fugitive crashes into car during chase, hurting 5

    Five people were hurt when police say a fugitive crashed into another car during a chase in downtown Pittsburgh. Officers chased 23-year-old Devon Davis on foot after the crash Wednesday and found him in a pool of blood at a nearby intersection with...